Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

Posted on January 18th, 2017 by host

Electric pressure cookers are super popular right now. If you don’t already have one, this quick recipe for Mexican pulled pork adapted from — perfect for tacos, burrito bowls or healthy salads — might make you reconsider.

Recipes | January 18th, 2017

Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Posted on February 20th, 2016 by host

You’ll never believe what these truffles contain – and how delicious they are – until you make them yourself! Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s Research Kitchen developed a no-cook recipe for this sweet treat that contains avocado but tastes like pure chocolate.

Recipes | February 20th, 2016

Fresh Seafood, Wagyu Beef for the New Year

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by host

If you’ve resolved to eat healthier in the New Year, we can help. With deliveries six days a week, our seafood department is as fresh as it gets. Redfish, speckled trout, and black drum are a few of the varieties fully stocked for quick, flavorful meals.

News | January 8th, 2016

Perfect Peach Smoothie

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by host

If you prefer to drink your fruits and veggies – or just need a nutritious way to cool off in the summer heat, try this smoothie combining bananas, strawberries, and peaches in a recipe from Deliciously Ella, a food blogger who focuses on whole, plant-based foods for optimal health.

Recipes | July 21st, 2014

Easy Blender Salsa

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by host

We specialize in eating local, but we also enjoy surfing food blogs and bringing ideas from afar to use with fresh ingredients from here. Like this easy blender salsa recipe from Mountain Mama Cooks, where blogger Kelley Epstein shares high altitude cooking tips and a love of outdoors from Park City, Utah. If her motto “Eat Well. Play Hard” doesn’t remind you of our home (think Varsity Sports’ ubiquitous t-shirt slogan), this quick appetizer – with its spicy kick – surely will.

Recipes | June 26th, 2014

Flourless Zucchini Brownies

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by host

The recipe for this sweet treat could be labeled “paleo,” “gluten-free,” “vegetarian,” and “clean-eating,” but once you taste them you’ll likely decide to file it under “favorites” instead. That it came to us from via Delighted Momma’s blog is happenstance; the firm, moist bar cookies will please even picky children and spouses – if you don’t share the ingredient list. It offers everyone a chance to eat more fresh and less processed foods, and the aroma from the oven is heavenly.

Recipes | June 26th, 2014

Summer Vegetable Frittata

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by host

Italian for “egg-cake,” frittatas offer a meatless yet protein-packed way to break your fast. Add local, seasonal vegetables, and the omelets become garden-fresh gourmet. This 2010 Cooking Light recipe is a weekend morning savory treat – and a boon to anyone trying to follow a 100-mile diet or master an Eat Local challenge.

Recipes | June 26th, 2014

Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by host

Waiting for tomatoes to ripen on the vine can be tough, and the waiting is even harder this year since late cold spells in South Louisiana have delayed their harvest time a bit. Savoring this side dish will make the time fly – and make summer seem to arrive a little earlier. Choose firm and fully green tomatoes that have not begun to turn.

Recipes | May 16th, 2014

Angel Hair Squash

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by host

People with celiac disease or those who choose to give up wheat for any reason often miss pasta dishes in their diets. This healthy substitute, from William Davis’ Wheat Belly 30-Minute (Or Less!) Cookbook, takes just 15 minutes – and pairs well with our slow-cooker balasamic chicken.

Recipes | April 22nd, 2014

Strawberry Sorbet

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by host

Sometimes the best recipes require no cooking at all – like this “raw” strawberry sorbet. Use as a perfect palate-cleansing treat between courses or a cool treat on a warm spring afternoon. You can even put it in a martini glass with a splash of Grey Goose for an elegant cocktail. Recipe courtesy of

Recipes | April 1st, 2014